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New research chairs available to international scholars

July 25, 2017 — 
Federal government has launched new program. Deadline to apply to U of M is August 4, 2017

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Colin Bonnycastle, Director of the Northern Social Work Program presents Michelle Dorion with scholarship

Faculty of Social Work News

Student first to be awarded Thompson social work scholarship

May 25, 2017 — 
Michelle Dorion, is the first recipient of the Thompson Community Foundation Northern Social Work Program (N.S.W.P.)

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Faculty of Arts News

In the Name of Confucius: Film screening and panel discussion

April 10, 2017 — 
Why does China spend billions of dollars setting up Confucius Institutes around the world?

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Faculty of Social Work News

Student role models awarded with the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary

March 10, 2017 — 
Bachelor of Social Work students currently studying with the Inner City Social Work Program (ICSWP) at the William Norrie Centre were awarded the Derek & Polly Riley Bursary. Jennifer Aarhus, student awards specialist, and Anna-Maria Pozzi, finance administrative assistant, The Winnipeg Foundation, presented twenty students with the bursary during a reception held on February 8, 2017.

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A 2011 literature review commissioned by the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services found that while the number of university students living with mental illnesses continues to grow, more students are starting to come forward to seek help. // Photo from iStock

Faculty of Social Work News

Graduate student presents study on implementing Manitoba’s mental health strategic plan

March 1, 2017 — 
One of Karen De Blonde’s goals for her academic career is to improve mental health systems

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Faculty of Social Work News

Raising awareness for organizations offering services to vulnerable, nominate today

March 1, 2017 — 
The Field Education Program is currently accepting nominations for their annual agency awareness/donation-raiser campaign.

Yvonne Pompana, Helen Mann award recipient, with Jim Mulvale, Dean & Michael Hart, award nominator

Faculty of Social Work News

Nominate a social worker, social activist or social work organization today

February 28, 2017 — 
The Faculty of Social Work is now accepting nominations for the Helen Mann 50th Anniversary Award.

Social Work students meet with community agency representatives during Field Information Day.

Faculty of Social Work News

Networking event for students and potential practicum agencies a success

February 28, 2017 — 
Nearly 100 community agencies attended this year’s Field Information Day hosted by the Faculty of Social Work’s Field Education Program in partnership with the Université de Saint-Boniface.Nearly 100 community agencies attended this year’s Field Information Day on February 3, 2017, hosted by the Faculty of Social Work’s Field Education Program in partnership with the Université de Saint-Boniface.

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Faculty of Social Work News

Basic Income Symposium 2016 takes place on Nov. 24

November 22, 2016 — 
The Faculty of Social Work, together with Winnipeg Harvest and Basic Income Manitoba, presents Basic Income in Canada and Australia: Building Political Support and Designing for the Real World Symposium on November 24.

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Asper School of Business News

Research fellowship available in Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics

October 24, 2016 — 
Researchers from all faculties invited to apply

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